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Three geologists go missing in China


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Three geologists who went on a field trip to a remote nature reserve in China have gone missing. Authorities have now sent a search and ... Read more...

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Sonia blames Mayawati for swindling of NHRM funds


February 26th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 26 (IANS) In a frontal attack on Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday pointedly blamed the state government for ... Read more...

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Sariska tigers feature in BBC series (With Images)


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Life of five endangered tigers in the rugged hills of Rajasthan's Sariska reserve captured by an Indian cinematographer is being shown in Britain as part ... Read more...

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Get that book out - self-publish!


October 30th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) When Bhrigu Chadha finished writing his dark psychological tale of a metalhead, he knew the creative liberties he took won't fit in the editorial ... Read more...

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Japanese encephalitis returns to kill 300 in Uttar Pradesh


September 25th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 25 (IANS) Japanese encephalitis is back in eastern Uttar Pradesh and has claimed the lives of over 300 children in the past two months alone, health officials say.The ... Read more...

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All set for first edition of President’s Trophy Boat Race


August 28th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) All is set for the first edition of the President's Trophy Boat Race, to be held Tuesday on the palm-fringed, picturesque Ashtamudi Lake in ... Read more...

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Spanish firm to explore for oil in Alaska


March 8th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 8 (IANS/EFE) Spanish energy group Repsol will invest $768 million to explore for oil in Alaska.Alaska's oil-rich North Slope was an "especially promising area for Repsol", the Spanish ... Read more...

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NASA rocket to bear name of Egyptian woman killed in protests


February 11th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) The US' space agency NASA has okayed the naming of one of its spaceships after a young Egyptian woman killed in late January during an anti-government protest, according ... Read more...

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For the timber smugglers the summer of unrest, a boon


January 16th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Zeenat Zeeshan FazilSrinagar, Jan 16 (ANI): In Kashmir behind the smoke-screen of the continuing unrest beginning in summer last and continuing for a few months, timber smugglers have been working ... Read more...

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Flooding In Australia Has The Effect Of Disturbance In Commodities Exports


January 5th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Overwhelming deluges, which are spawning mayhem for the inhabitants of north-eastern Australia, are also interfering in the manufacture and export of crucial commodities from an expanse that is significantly vital in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brazilian architect going strong at 103


December 16th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Niteroi (Brazil), Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Pioneering Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer celebrated his 103rd birthday here Wednesday by inaugurating the headquarters of his foundation.The future home of the Oscar Niemeyer Foundation bears the ... Read more...

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Biblical deluge actually happened and created Persian Gulf: Study


December 10th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 10 (IANS) The mythical deluge in the biblical story of Noah's Ark could have be an actual event caused by unprecedented worldwide floods triggered in Canada in 6000 ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ ex mistress Rachel Uchitel buys $1.625mn apartment in NYC


November 17th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 17 (ANI): Tiger Woods' ex mistress Rachel Uchitel recently bought a 1.625-million-dollar apartment in New York City.According to a source, the nightclub manager's Murray Hill apartment is a ... Read more...

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Coral reefs discovered in Mediterranean for the first time


October 5th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Experts from the University of Haifa's Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences discovered for the first time an area of reefs with deep-sea corals in the Mediterranean, ... Read more...

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Spotlight on Delhi’s Jantar Mantar to make astronomy popular


October 1st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) When Sawai Jai Singh of Rajasthan built the Jantar Mantar, the 18th century astronomical monument, he wanted to facilitate naked eye observation to make ... Read more...

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Altantic home to widespread floating plastic debris


August 22nd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) An expanse of the western North Atlantic Ocean has become home to high concentrations of floating plastic debris. More than 64,000 plastic pieces were collected at 6,100 locations that ... Read more...

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Bipasha finds newspapers ‘depressing’ (Movie Snippets)


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu has a habit of starting her day with newspapers, but she finds it extremely "depressing" to do so. "Brought up by parents who insisted ... Read more...

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Heavy rains cripple Lucknow


July 19th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The season's first heavy downpour Monday left this Uttar Pradesh capital nearly inundated and threw life out of gear, with traffic snarls reported from across the city. The traffic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

South Carolina Governor, Mark Sanford, Purportedly Witnessed His Argentine Mistress In Florida


May 13th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): At a news conference on Wednesday on an unconnected issue, the South Carolina Governor, Mark Sanford, articulated that he had spent the previous weekend in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Asiatic lion population rises to 411


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 2 (IANS) The population of the Asiatic lion in Gujarat - its lone abode across the globe - has risen to 411, registering a growth of over 13 per ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lions census ends, increased numbers likely


April 28th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Sasan Gir (Gujarat), April 27 (IANS) The four-day head count of the Asiatic lions in the sprawling expanse of the greater Gir in Gujarat's Saurashtra region ended Tuesday, with hopes ... Read more...

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Non-resident Keralites’ firm launches green township


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) Mir Realtors, which has non-resident Keralites settled in Dubai and Russia as directors, Tuesday announced the launch of the second phase of their eco-friendly township 'The Greens' here. The ... Read more...

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Conan O’Brien To Go Live


February 21st, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Feb 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Conan O'Brien, who left the famous talk show "Tonight" a month ago, has reportedly decided to set on an US tour. The date of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dolphin brains larger than ours


February 19th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Dolphin brains are significantly larger than our own and second in mass to the human brain when corrected for body size, a new study has found.Emory University neuroscientist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Siddharth hits the high notes in ‘Striker’ (Movie Review - Rating: ***)


February 7th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Striker"; Cast: Siddharth, Padma Priya, Nicolette Bird, Ankur Vikal, Aditya Pancholi, Seema Biswas, Rajendra Gupta and Vidya Malvade; Director: Chandan Arora; Rating: ***"Striker", as we can well ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan turns Modi admirer


January 7th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has a new fan - Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan. Bachchan, who has fans mooning over him the world over, has gone overboard in ... Read more...

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Police Looking For Boat Named Sea Dolphin II After Mayday Call


October 18th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Perth, Oct. 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sea police in Perth are reportedly on the look out for a boat named Sea Dolphin II in and around the expanse of water ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scores of civilians killed in Yemen airstrike


September 17th, 2009 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 17 (DPA) Scores of civilians, mostly women and children displaced by hostilities in northwestern Yemen, were killed in an airstrike Wednesday in Amran province, tribal sources said. The sources said a ... Read more...

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It’s members only at Arjun Rampal’s lounge


August 29th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) There's some good news for partygoers in the capital - Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal has launched a plush lounge - LAP - which he promises will be ... Read more...

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Benjamin Cosper Steers Truck To Land In Fatal Crash On Seward Highway


August 7th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
The long, picturesque expanse of the Seward Highway turned in to a deathly horrible scene on Thursday noon when a fatal crash took place on the stretch. The accident has reportedly taken ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mining in Western Ghats will be stopped, says Goa chief minister


July 28th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Tuesday said the ecologically crucial Western Ghats would not be allowed to be mined. The assurance from Kamat, who is also the minister ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Did Henry Hudson’s crew murder him in the Artic?


June 13th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 13 (ANI): The death of English explorer and navigator Henry Hudson in the 17th century is being speculated to have been caused by his own crew.The 400-year-old mystery of the ... Read more...

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Gilani’s office vowed 40 pc expense cut, ends up spending more than entire allocation!


June 12th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 12 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, who had pledged to cut the expenses of his office by forty percent last year, has ended up spending even more than ... Read more...

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Eye-in-the-sky: IAF inducts its first AWACS (Lead)


May 28th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Thursday got its first "eye-in-the-sky" with the induction of the first of the three airborne early warning and control systems (AWACS) which ... Read more...

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Oldest patch of ground on earth discovered in Israel


May 6th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the oldest patch of ground on Earth in Israel's Negev desert, which remains virtually the same as it was 1.8 million years ago.According to a ... Read more...

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